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Why Babachair Lawal cannot remain as SGF — Urhoghide

SENATOR Matthew Urhoghide, who represents Edo South Senatorial Zone in the Senate, in this interview spoke on the Senate report on the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachair Lawal, Acting EFCC chairman, Ibrahim Magu, the multiple Foreign Exchange rates in the country and why the National Assembly is keen on amending the 1999 Constitution among others issues.

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Why we cannot politicise Buhari’s health — Ganduje

Governor Umar Ganduje of Kano State is unarguably one of the most schooled of the current set of governors. With such academic laurels as a National Certificate of Education, NCE, a bachelors degree, two Masters degrees and a doctorate obtained from universities in Zaria, Kano and Ibadan; it is not surprising that he has taken education as one of the priorities of his administration. He was also schooled in the art of political steadfastness with having understudied his predecessor, Senator Rabiu Kwankwanso for close to sixteen years as deputy governor and as his poitical adviser when the latter served as minister of defence. Ganduje had vied with Kwankwanso for the governorship ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in 1998. Kwankwanso who won, however, picked Ganduje to balance the ticket and thus commenced their political collaboration that culminated in his 8 year stint as deputy governor of Kano State.
On the sidelines of activities and celebration of the successes achieved by the administration in the education sector, the governor spoke in an interview on his alleged beef with Kwankwanso, President Muhammadu Buhari’s health status and on his administration’s inclination to education. Excerpts:

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Breaking: Fani-Kayode ready to leave PDP, it’s carcass for Sheriff

Following the Appeal court’s ruling in Port Harcourt on Friday that recognized Ali Modu Sheriff but nullified Senator Ahmed Makarfi as the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP’s, legitimate chairman, former Spokesperson to ex- President Goodkuck Jonathan’s campaign Organisation, Chief Femi Fani- Kayode has said that “It’s time for us to gut the PDP, leave its carcass for the treacherous mole called Sheriff and form a new party.”

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